01 - Nathan - Content 02 - Ninth Hour - Mirror Image (00:11) 03 - Ultra Vires - Brainwashed For Breakfast (02:12) 04 - Third World Planet - Invisible (03:25) 05 - Contempt - Government Issue (05:38) 06 - Mexican Power Authority - Myomniverse (07:55) 07 - Ninth Hour - Just Another Death (09:12) 08 - Mexican Power Authority - Angry Sock Puppet (11:23) 09 - Black Kronstadt - Tragedy (13:05) 10 - Ultra Vires - Lack Of Imagination Lack Of Logic (15:40) 11 - Ninth Hour - Destruction Of The World (17:13) 12 - Mexican Power Authority - Icy Blue Razor Of Logic (19:54) 13 - Contempt - Fuck The Pigs/Outcast (21:15) 14 - Third World Planet - Blind Education (23:02) 15 - Ultra Vires - Snake Oil Sonata (24:57) 16 - Mexican Power Authority - Unnecessary Seance (26:50) 17 - Ninth Hour - Matter Of Opinion (27:51)
18 - Contempt - Swingin' On A String (29:52)
This is the accompanying mixtape to the "Desolation Sound" EP by Eric Boros: shop.vialka.com/album/desolation-sound Growing up in Nanaimo, a small pulp mill town on Vancouver Island, there was a prevailing feeling of isolation – that of a nice, yet bleak post-colonial outpost on the edge of the world. These bands obviously weren't the first to play this kind of music, but for us they were. A sense of freakish community brought us together, as did the juxtaposition of the harsh natural surroundings with the harrowing urban desperation. This is by no means an exhaustive collection, nor is it meant to be a nostalgic relic of a bygone era. I thank all the bands for the inspiration, and Jim Barkhouse for digitizing all these old tapes.